Maine's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of Maine is 1,344,212 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 0.385%. The below table is Maine's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 1,344,212 0.385
2018 1,339,057 0.333
2017 1,334,612 0.247
2016 1,331,317 0.230
2015 1,328,262 -0.169
2014 1,330,513 0.189
2013 1,328,009 0.021
2012 1,327,729 -0.042
2011 1,328,284 0.049
2010 1,327,629 N/A

10 most populated cities in Maine (2019)

The most populated city in Maine is Portland city, Maine (66,215). The total population of top 10 cities is 284,110 and it takes up 21.1% of Maine.

City / Town Population Source
Portland city, Maine 66,215 [2]
Lewiston city, Maine 36,225 [2]
Bangor city, Maine 32,262 [2]
South Portland city, Maine 25,532 [2]
Auburn city, Maine 23,414 [2]
Biddeford city, Maine 21,504 [2]
Sanford city, Maine 21,223 [2]
Saco city, Maine 19,964 [2]
Westbrook city, Maine 19,074 [2]
Augusta city, Maine 18,697 [2]

10 least populated cities in Maine (2019)

The least populated city in Maine is Eastport city, Maine (1,265).

City / Town Population Source
Eastport city, Maine 1,265 [2]
Hallowell city, Maine 2,381 [2]
Calais city, Maine 3,005 [2]
Gardiner city, Maine 5,653 [2]
Belfast city, Maine 6,679 [2]
Rockland city, Maine 7,165 [2]
Old Town city, Maine 7,431 [2]
Caribou city, Maine 7,593 [2]
Ellsworth city, Maine 8,180 [2]
Bath city, Maine 8,338 [2]

The populations of all cities in Maine (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Auburn city, Maine 23,414 [2]
Augusta city, Maine 18,697 [2]
Bangor city, Maine 32,262 [2]
Bath city, Maine 8,338 [2]
Belfast city, Maine 6,679 [2]
Biddeford city, Maine 21,504 [2]
Brewer city, Maine 9,035 [2]
Calais city, Maine 3,005 [2]
Caribou city, Maine 7,593 [2]
Eastport city, Maine 1,265 [2]
Ellsworth city, Maine 8,180 [2]
Gardiner city, Maine 5,653 [2]
Hallowell city, Maine 2,381 [2]
Lewiston city, Maine 36,225 [2]
Old Town city, Maine 7,431 [2]
Portland city, Maine 66,215 [2]
Presque Isle city, Maine 9,007 [2]
Rockland city, Maine 7,165 [2]
Saco city, Maine 19,964 [2]
Sanford city, Maine 21,223 [2]
South Portland city, Maine 25,532 [2]
Waterville city, Maine 16,558 [2]
Westbrook city, Maine 19,074 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html